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RAIL 0120 - Canadian Rail Operating Rules Recertification

Railway Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This course is designed for those working in the railway industry (conductors, locomotive engineers, yard supervisors). The course will provide railroaders a review of the Canadian Rail Operating Rules (CROR) that governs federally regulated railway operations in Canada and a review of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations (focusing on their impact on Canadian railways).


Previous CROR card (TDG included).





Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 83058

Mon Jan 31 - Fri Feb 04 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 31 - Feb 04 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 14:30 AIC



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Prerequisite: Previous CROR card (TDG included). This course is held at BCIT Annacis Island Campus.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Review and explain Canadian Railway Operating Rules (including signals, OCS, CTC and Interlocking)
  • Review and explain Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015


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